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The goal of Equal Chance for Education is to provide an equal opportunity to achieve the American Dream through the completion of a college education.


ECE scholars:

1) have a defined career goal

2) understand the requirements needed to graduate 

3) understand any secondary degrees, certifications, or skills needed for the chosen career

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Our scholars with their diplomas


If you are a student in Tennessee, you may qualify for an ECE Scholarship up to $25,000 if you have the following:​

  • B average (3.0 gpa) or higher

  • DACA / TPS

  • Definite Financial Need

  • Defined Career Goal

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ECE  has supported 483 scholars at 20 Tennessee colleges and universities. Currently, ECE enrolls 321 students at the following universities: Trevecca Nazarene University, Lipscomb University, Cumberland University, Fisk University, Southern Adventist University, Martin Methodist University, Sewanee University, Tennessee Weslayan University, The University of Memphis, Christian Brothers University, Middle Tennessee State University, East Tennessee State University, Milligan University, Maryville College, and Carson Newman University.